Today is Friday, December 9, 2016
Red Cross blood drives set for Monday

The American Red Cross' annual Holiday Hero blood drives are set to be held throughout the region in the coming weeks, including a pair of mobile blood drives to take place in Lebanon on Monday.

Christmas for All making kids smile for years

Non-profit organization Christmas for All is getting ready to provide holiday gifts to more than 2,000 kids in Lebanon and Watertown.

MJ Eagle Scout park open for action

Aimee was a whiz on her scooter Saturday afternoon and little brother Wilson kept up with her as best he could on his trike. Wilson, 3, even showed off and went backwards.

Altman, Aprima donate to MJ Animal Shelter

Dr. Brad Altman of Aprima, Consultants in Eye Health, in Mt. Juliet recently dropped off a donation of dog and puppy food at the Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter. Altman is seen, from left, with the shelter's volunteer coordinator K...

Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian drive-thru nativity

Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church's annual drive-thru nativity, "Journey to Bethlehem," will be open from 7 until 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17. The 10 scenes depict the meaning of Christmas, showing th...



 
Vicitim ID'ed in Watertown fire | fire, Watertown, Watertown Police Department, house fire, fatal, investigation
Vicitim ID'ed in Watertown fire

The identity of the man killed in a Watertown fire on Monday has been released.

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'Fire is Fast' | fire, house fire, home, Fire Department of Mt. Juliet, Mt. Juliet, public safety, Christmas, Christmas tree, tree, lights,
'Fire is Fast'

It was a much-anticipated, post-Christmas sleepover with their four young grandchildren. Don and Sandy's house was a fantasy-like, dream-come-true, majestic home nestled on a peninsula in Maryland.

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S. Rutland fire destroys home | fire, home, house fire, Mt. Juliet, South Rutland Drive, Fire Department of Mt. Juliet, FDMJ
S. Rutland fire destroys home

Mt. Juliet firefighters arrived Friday at the scene of the remnants of a house fire on South Rutland Road, just outside of the Mt. Juliet city limits. They provided mutual aid.

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Watertown trailer fire claims life | Watertown, fire, house fire, Wilson Emergency Management Agency, WEMA, fatal, Joey Cooper,
Watertown trailer fire claims life

A deadly house fire in Watertown which took the life of a 73-year-old man is currently under investigation.

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Corrections officer, former WCSO officer arrested | Wilson County Sheriff's Office, WCSO, Robert Bryan, Daniel Fanning, officer, sexual exploitation of a minor, children, minor, crime, investigation, technology, parents, charges, Watertown Police Department,
Corrections officer, former WCSO officer arrested

Wilson County deputies arrested a Rutherford County Sheriff's corrections officer after a lengthy sex abuse investigation. The suspect faces sex charges involving a minor, according to detectives.

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Petco donates $5K to New Leash | New Leash on Life, grant, donation, Petco, community, pets, animals, Angela Chapman
Petco donates $5K to New Leash

Lebanon's New Leash on Life announced this week it has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its adoption center animals' medical needs, which will allow for reduced adoption fees.

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'Almost beyond description' | fire, wildfire, Fire Department of Mt. Juliet, Chris Allen, Gatlinburg, emergency, public safety,
'Almost beyond description'

Local deputy chief and team return from 'haunting' mountain in flames

Local firefighters who returned home yesterday from the fire-devastated Gatlinburg are almost at a loss for words to describe the horrific aftermath on the mountain from the raging firestorm that ravaged much of that resort city.

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Lebanon Christmas Parade set for Sunday | Lebanon, Lebanon Public Square, Christmas, parade, holidays, Stephanie Hubner, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, events
Lebanon Christmas Parade set for Sunday

Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
In traditional fashion, the parade will travel from the former Lebanon High School location, down Park Avenue to East Main Street and around the Lebanon Public Square.
From there the parade will travel down West Main Street before coming to a halt in the D.T. McCall & Sons parking lot.

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Local foundation collecting donations for foster kids | Keith Edmonds, Keith Edmonds Foundation, foster, foster kids, donations, holidays, community, Christmas, Wilson County, Department of Children's Services
Local foundation collecting donations for foster kids

The Keith Edmonds Foundation is on a mission to Share Holiday Joy.

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Home sweet, historic home | Historic Lebanon, Historic Tour of Homes, homes, tour, Lebanon, Kim Parks, Ginny Patterson, history, fund-raiser, benefit, community, Cumberland University
Home sweet, historic home

The 9th Annual Historic Places Tour is set for Saturday, Dec. 3.

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Locals making a tradition of giving back | community, giving back, Brooks House, Lebanon Senior Citizens Center, seniors, Earl Berry Jr., donations, Andre Davis, Cumberland University football,
Locals making a tradition of giving back

Members of Omega Psi Phi, Earl Berry Jr. and Andre Davis, with the assistance of other families and individuals, took it upon themselves to give back during the holidays for the second year.

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Local company to 'Fill a Camper' for Gatlinburg | Cedar City RV, WANT-FM, community, giving back, Gatlinburg, fire, wildfire,
Local company to 'Fill a Camper' for Gatlinburg

Local business Cedar City RV, in conjunction with WANT 98.9FM, launched the "Fill a Camper for Gatlinburg" project this week.

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Barrett Firearms donates rifle to WCSO | Barrett Firearms, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, Robert Bryan, rifle, gun, donation
Barrett Firearms donates rifle to WCSO

Barrett Firearms Senior Vice President of Finance Sam Shallenberger, right, recently presented a Barrett REC7 DI rifle to Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan and the Wilson County Sheriff's Office.

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Kiwanis donates to Christmas For All | Lebanon, Kiwanis, Christmas, holidays, Christmas For All, Jim Harding, Toys for Toys, community
Kiwanis donates to Christmas For All

Longtime Kiwanis Club of Lebanon member Jim Harding, left, recently spoke to his fellow club members about Toys for Tots and Wilson County Christmas for All, two longstanding programs in Wilson County that help provide Christmas toys for children who might not otherwise receive gifts during the holidays.

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Wilson Warrior Foundation to host annual breakfast | veterans, Wilson County, community, Immanuel Baptist Church, events, Wilson County Veterans Plaza
Wilson Warrior Foundation to host annual breakfast

A group of veterans and citizens formed to raise funds to assist military service members and their families place a name on the Wilson County Veterans Plaza monument walls will host its fourth annual breakfast fund-raiser on Saturday, Dec. 10.

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